Approved: 17.11.2006

Matt James Smith

Artist, Film-maker, Researcher

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Approved: 17.11.2006

I make films.

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  • Location: Durham, North East
  • Activities: Practice-based research, Residencies, Community arts, Participatory projects, Film-making
  • Categories: Film & Video, Participatory, Photography, Sound
 

Biography

I make films.

CV & Education

Qualifications and training

2012 - PhD (practice-led) Fine Art , Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne (AHRC funded)

2009 -MFA , Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne (AHRC funded)

2003 - BA Hons - Fine Art (First Class), Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester

 

Solo exhibitions

2011 - Matt Smith: Selected Films 2002-2010, MK Gallery, Milton Keynes

2008 - Paper Lanterns, Arts Council England NE Offices, Newcastle upon Tyne

2004 - Recent Work, Bearpark Artist's Co-op, UK

 

Group exhibitions

2010 - RENDER10, Globe City Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

2007 - Drawing the New (Arts Council Funded Project), The Customs House, South Shields, Tyne & Wear

2006 - Departures, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle 2005 - Cultural Landscapes, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle

2005 - Frei Inc, Galerie Modern Studio, Freising, Germany

2004 - Measure-Up 2, Stroud House Gallery, Glos.

2004 - Projection Room, Candid Arts Trust, London

2003 - Soup, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester

 

Workshops

2004 - 2013 - Art classes for adults with learning disabilities, Bearpark Artists Co-Op, Durham

2004 - Children's art workshop, Bearpark Artists Co-Op, Durham Projects

2007 - Animation Project (Arts Council Funded), Bearpark Artists Co-op, Durham

 

Competitions, prizes and awards

2009 - AHRC travel award, Figuring Landscapes programme, UK

2007 - AHRC funding for PhD, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne

2007 - AHRC travel award, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

2006 - Arts Council "Grant for the Arts", Arts Council England NE, Newcastle upon Tyne

2006 - Bartlett Travel Award, (bursary), Bern, Switzerland

2005 - AHRC funding for MFA, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne

2005 - Socrates-Erasmus Exchange Programme, Akademie der Bildenden Kunste, Munich, Germany

2004 - ESF funding for MFA (1st year), Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne

2004 - NewContemporaries (shortlisted), Bloomberg, London/Liverpool

 

Educational experience 

2009 - Undergraduate Teaching, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne

2007 - Art classes for adults with learning disabilities, Bearpark Artists Co-Op, Durham